Medical Cannabis Europe
15th and 16th September 2022

National Association of Pharmacies
Lisbon, Portugal

Framework

In the past few years, the medical cannabis industry has experienced exponential growth with the legalization to sell and consume medicinal cannabis products, in several countries in Europe. The increasing demand for these products and the profit margins associated, led several investors to invest in the medicinal cannabis market. According to several analysts, this market size has the potential to reach 3.2 billion euros by the end of 2025.

In this context, the medical cannabis industry, as well as all involved stakeholders are facing the main challenge of interpretation and be compliance with EU-GACP and EU-GMP regulations to be able to place cannabis-based products for medicinal purposes on the market demonstrating consistency, quality, efficacy and patient safety.

These are the mandatory assumptions for health authorities and patients’ confidence in the medical cannabis industry, which will lead to the development of this market in Portugal.

Purpose

The Medical Cannabis Europe Conference was specially developed to debate and clarify doubts regarding the applicable regulations to the cultivation, manufacture and distribution of cannabis-based products for medicinal purposes in Portugal and Europe. This conference will feature international and local experts on medical cannabis that will provide insights into the European market and address aspects such as applicable regulations and expectations of the authority in licensing inspections.

Purpose

The Medical Cannabis Europe Conference was specially developed to debate and clarify doubts regarding the applicable regulations to the cultivation, manufacture and distribution of cannabis-based products for medicinal purposes in Portugal and Europe. This conference will feature international and local experts on medical cannabis that will provide insights into the European market and address aspects such as applicable regulations and expectations of the authority in licensing inspections.

Program

Day 15

Program


Opening Session

Hélder Mota Filipe, Chairman of the Ordem dos Farmacêuticos; Ema Paulino, President of the Associação Nacional das Farmácias; Carla Dias, President of the Observatório Português de Canábis Medicinal

What’s New in Europe: Cannabis Market

Speaker: Rita Prazeres, Clever Leaves

What’s New in Portugal: Cannabis Regulation and Certification Process

Speaker: João Taborda da Gama, Gama Glória

Coffee Break

Regulatory Requirements for Cannabis in Spain

Speaker: Marta Rodríguez Vélez, Azierta

Israel Cannabis Regulation

Speaker: Ruty Spier, Control Union

Lunch Break

Cultivation and Primary Processing of Cannabis

Speaker: Elias Galantay, Cannavigia

Descontamination of Cannabis by Irradiation

Speaker: Olga Melero, Ionisos Ibérica

Coffee Break

 

The Cannabis Market Opportunities in Switzerland

Speaker: Luc Richner, Cannavigia


The Cannabis Market Opportunities in Germany

Speaker: Jonathan Haehn, Cannaflos

Route to Market: from Product Development to Registration

Speakers: António Vieira, Cannexpor Pharma; Manuel João Oliveira, Iberfar; Michael Sassano, Somaí Pharmaceuticals
Panel Moderator: Luc Richner, Cannavigia

 

Wine & Cheese Moment

The conference will be fully in English language.

Day 16

Program


Opening Session

GACP/GMP – Lean Facilities Design

Speakers: Aldo Vidinha, Stepwise Pharma & Engineering; James Pickering, Rotronic

The Challenges of Implementing an Extraction Method in Cannabis

Speakers: André Neves, Tilray; Adam Kavalier, Holistic Industries


Coffee Break

Stability Studies for Cannabis Challenges and Outputs

Speaker: Sara Figueiredo, LEF/Infosaúde

Process Validation for Cannabis Production

Speaker: Nuno Santos, Stepwise Pharma & Engineering

Cleaning Validation for Cannabis Production

Speakers: Catarina Serra & Fábio Teles, LEF/Infosaúde


Lunch Break

Waste Management During Cannabis Cultivation and Processing

Orador: Inês Mateus, Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente

The Security Requirements Applied to Cannabis Cultivation and Production

Speaker: Ana Margarida de Jesus, Polícia de Segurança Pública (PSP)

The Role of QP in “Greening” Cannabis

Speaker: Teresa Cordeiro, QP

Digital Transformation Challenges’ in Cannabis Operations

Speaker: Tiago Santos, MuvuTechnologies


Coffee Break

Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) in the Cannabis Industry

Speaker: Martim Santos, KPMG

Live Event

Price

2-Days Ticket
795€*

Daily Ticket
525€* (September 15th or September 16th)

Group Ticket:
595€* per person, for groups of three or more people from the same company who register on the same day.

Student ticket: €25* with proof of university student, without professional activity. Limited to 20 tickets.**

Includes

Lunch, Coffee Breaks, Wine & Cheese Moment and a visit to the Pharmacy Museum.

*VAT at the legal rate is added to these prices.

**Sending the student proof to info@medicalcannabiseurope.pt

Attendees

The conference is orientated to all entities involved in the medical cannabis industry, from:

Investors, growers, holders of pharmaceutical manufacture licenses, manufacturers, suppliers, importers / exporters, technical directors and quality technicians and ever health authority inspectors.

Attendees

The conference is orientated to all entities involved in the medical cannabis industry, from:

Investors, growers, holders of pharmaceutical manufacture licenses, manufacturers, suppliers, importers / exporters, technical directors and quality technicians and ever health authority inspectors.

Speakers

Rita Prazeres

Rita Prazeres

EU Head of Regulatory Affairs & Technical Director at Clever Leaves

Olga Morales

Olga Melero Morales

Sales Manager Spain at Ionisos Ibérica

Marta Velez

Marta Rodríguez Vélez

Associate Consultant at Azierta

Aldo Vidinha

Aldo Vidinha

CEO of Stepwise Pharma & Engineering

Nuno Santos

Nuno Santos

Pharma Business Unit Manager at Stepwise Pharma & Engineering

Sara Figueiredo

Sara Figueiredo

Responsible of the Introduction of New Products & Microbiological Control Department at LEF

Fabio Teles

Fábio Teles

Quality Consultant Manager at LEF

Catarina Serra

Catarina Serra

Quality Consultant at LEF

André Neves

André Neves

Qualified Person of Tilray Portugal

Tiago Santos

Tiago Santos

Co-Founder of Muvu Technologies

Ruty Spier

Ruty Spier

Lead Auditor and Certifier of Control Union Certifications

Ana Jesus

Ana Margarida de Jesus

Subintendent of the Public Security Police

Adam Kavalier

Adam Kavalier

Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) at Holistic Industries

Joao Taborda da Gama

João Taborda da Gama

Partner of Gama Glória

Jonathan Haehn

Jonathan Haehn

Co-Founder and CEO of Cannaflos

Jonathan Haehn

Martim Santos

Senior Manager at KPMG Advisory for the Corporate and Public Sector

Sara Figueiredo

Luc Richner

Co-Founder & CEO Vigia/Cannavigia

Catarina Serra

Elias Galantay

Co-Founder & CCO Vigia/Cannavigia

James Pickering

James Pickering

Director of Environmental Monitoring Systems at Rotronic AG

Teresa Cordeiro

Teresa Cordeiro

QP

Michael Sassano

Michael Sassano

Founder, Chairman & CEO Somaí Pharmaceuticals

António Vieira

António Vieira

Chief Operations Officer of Cannexpor Pharma

Manuel João Oliveira

Manuel João Oliveira

General Director of Iberfar

Cristina Carrola

Inês Mateus

Portuguese Environment Agency

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Organizers

Sponsors

itise-rotronic

ITISE & Rotronic

Platinium Sponsor

valtria

Valtria

Gold Sponsor

medical-cannabis-jhuete

J.Huete

Gold Sponsor 

Technoedif

Agro Technology’s

Silver Sponsor

Novagric

Novagric

Silver Sponsor

Agroteck

Cannavigia

Silver Sponsor 

Modus Complete

GrowerIQ

Stand Pack Sponsor

Ibet

Paralab

Stand Pack Sponsor

Modus Complete

Stand Pack Sponsor

Control Union

Stand Pack Sponsor

Canna Reporter

Ionisos Ibérica

Stand Pack Sponsor 

Devex & Agrosistema

Stand Pack Sponsor 

Alloga Logifarma

Stand Pack Sponsor 

Rangel

Stand Pack Sponsor 

concessus

Concessus

Stand Pack Sponsor 

Logista 

Canna Reporter

Widepartner

Media Partners

Canna Reporter

CannaReporter

Canna Reporter

Netfarma & Marketing Farmacêutico

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